The Ancient Greek Coin - Gold
True replica of an Ancient Greek Coin of Seleukid Kingdom, dating back to over 2000 years ago.
One side shows the Cornucopia - Symbolising nourishment and abundance.
The other side shows Alexander II Zabinas - Reigned: 128-123 B.C.
Cornucopia - Symbolising nourishment and abundance.
The cornucopia (from Latin cornu copiae) or horn of plenty is a symbol of abundance and nourishment, commonly a large horn-shaped container overflowing with produce, flowers or nuts. The horn originates from classical antiquity, it has continued as a symbol in Western art.
Alexander II Zabinas - Reigned: 128-123 B.C.
Surnamed Zebina or Zabinas ("the Bought One"), son of a merchant, but claiming to an adopted son of Antiochos VII Sidetes, or biological son of Alexander Balas. He was set up by Ptolemy VII by of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt as a pretender to the throne of the Seleukid kingdom, shortly after the return of Demetrios II Nikator from his captivity among the Parthians, circa B.C. 128. He defeated Demetrios in 125, but was afterwards defeated by the forces of Cleopatra Thea and her son Antiochos VIII Grypos by whom he was put to death in 122
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Materials: Vermeil - 3 microns of 23k gold over Sterling Silver. Nickel free.
Size: Coin 20mm
PLEASE NOTE: Includes Vermeil Cable Chain. If you would like another style or solid gold chain, please choose one from here.